Stevensville School District   

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT                                                  7430

Financial Reporting and Audits

The Board directs that financial reports of all District funds be prepared in compliance with statutory provisions and generally accepted accounting and financial reporting standards.  In addition to reports required for local, state, and federal agencies, financial reports will be prepared monthly and annually and presented to the Board.  Financial reports shall reflect financial activity and status of District funds.

Appropriate interim financial statements and reports of financial position, operating results, and other pertinent information will be prepared to facilitate management and control of financial operations.

The Board directs that District audits be conducted in accordance with Montana law.  Each audit shall be a comprehensive audit of the affairs of the District and District funds.  The audits shall comply with all statutory provisions and generally accepted governmental auditing standards.  Each audit may be made every two (2) years and cover the immediately preceding two (2) fiscal years, or it may be conducted annually.

Legal Reference:

  • §§ 2-7-501, et seq., MCA       Audits of Political Subdivisions
  • § 2-7-503, MCA Financial Reports and Audits of local government entities
  • § 20-9-212, MCA Duties of county treasurer
  • § 20-9-213, MCA Duties of trustees

Policy History:

Adopted on: Feb. 12, 2003
Reviewed on: Nov. 11, 2014
Revised on: Dec. 17, 2001